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Judge Dismisses Perjury Charge Against Trooper Who...

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A judge dismissed a misdemeanor perjury charge against a fired Texas state trooper Wednesday in a case arising from his...

Clinton and ‘Mothers of the Movement’ Team...

At her most recent appearance in Durham, North Carolina, Hillary Clinton had some notable guests in her entourage. They refer to themselves as the...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Masterfully Sidesteps Megyn Kelly’s Attempt...

On Tuesday's edition of Fox News' "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly asks activist, writer and NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about Michael Brown's mother, Lezley...

Watch: Mothers of Sandra Bland, Jordan Davis,...

On Tuesday night of...

Residues of Slavery, Racial Stereotypes of the...

The pervasive racial stereotypes of Black women — as being angry, of having an attitude, and other unflattering characteristics — are deeply rooted in...

Sandra Bland’s Mother Demands Activists ‘Stop Talking...

  The mother of 28-year-old Sandra Bland — Geneva Reed-Veal — talked to members of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Thursday at...

Black Women’s Expo Kicks Off in Chicago,...

The Black Women's Expo kicked off in Chicago this past Tuesday, and the late Sandra Bland was honored during an awards ceremony. The theme of...

Woman Dies in Los Angeles Jail Over...

Thirty-six-year-old Wakiesha Wilson was found dead in a Los Angeles Police Department's Metropolitan Detention Center  jail cell over the Easter holiday weekend, according to...

One Clerical Error Ended Up Costing a...

Jamycheal Mitchell, a Virginia man jailed for stealing $5 worth of snacks, died because of a bureaucratic error. The Guardian reported that Mitchell, 24, died...

Young Man Recalls ‘Routine Traffic Stop’ that...

As he pulled over after being stopped on a pizza delivery, 25-year-old Chris Jeffries grabbed his cellphone and recorded his interaction with Bladensburg, Maryland's police...

Florida Police Issue Seat Belt Tickets to...

A new American Civil Liberties Union report shows that Florida police are targeting Black drivers. According to the ACLU, police ticket Black people for...

Justice Delayed: Indictment in Sandra Bland Case...

Why is justice always delayed when it comes to Black people?  Why does it take so long to get even a taste of it,...

Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir...

What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed?  Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome...

Georgia Deputies Acquitted of Manslaughter Charges in...

Two former Georgia deputies have been acquitted of manslaughter charges in the death of Mathew Ajibade, a man who suffered from a bipolar condition....

Bernie Sanders Talks Racism and Police Violence,...

In an attempt to increase his support among Black voters, Bernie Sanders is meeting with civil rights and Black Lives Matter movement activists, and...

Three Ways Sandra Bland Is Being Remembered

Since July, Sandra Bland’s name has been on the lips of many in the Black Lives Matter movement and others who believe her death...

Ferguson One Year Later: A Retrospective Look

Over the weekend, largely peaceful protests commemorated the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. On August 9,...

How the Black Community Failed Sandra Bland

By: James Clingman Sandra Bland is dead. While many are concentrating on “how” she died, we must also face the reality of “why” she died. All...